Spotted Dead Nettle (Lamium maculatum 'Chequers') in the Dead Nettles Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Stolons and runners

A mature clump

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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2011-10-20A mature clump
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2011-10-20
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Location: West Valley City, UTDate: 2012-05-10
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Date: 2012-10-05
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Posted by Bonehead (Planet Earth - Zone 8b) on Dec 1, 2013 2:59 PM

Useful as a groundcover, this plant will colonize readily, but is also easy to pull out. Blooms over a long period of time. When it gets leggy, cut it back to about 3" and it will fill in and bloom again.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What's wrong with my Lamium? by Mographer Aug 22, 2017 3:58 PM 3
Weed or perennial by ValleyBeeGirl May 16, 2014 7:54 AM 6
Which is the Lamium? by Paul2032 Nov 9, 2011 8:10 AM 11

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